Thom's Irish Who's Who/Gosford, Earl of

Archibald Charles Montagu Brabazon Acheson


GOSFORD, Earl of, 1806; Viscount Gosford, 1785; Baron Gosford, 1776 (Irld.); Baron Worlingham, 1835, and Baron Acheson, 1847 (Unit. Kgd.); Baronet of Nova Scotia (Scotl., 1628), Archibald Charles Montagu Brabazon Acheson, 5th Earl, Capt (temp.) Coldstream Guards; served in S. Africa (was wounded at Modder River, medals and clasps), afterwards on staff of Gen. Sir John Pretyman, K.C.M.G., Commanding at Kimberley; European War (twice wounded); granted the Military Cross for distinguished service in the Field; D.L. for Co. of Armagh; eldest son of Archibald Brabazon Sparrow, 4th Earl, K.P., and Lady Louisa Augusta Beatrice Montagu, O.B.E. (1920), 2nd dau. of 7th Duke of Manchester; has issue two sons and two daus. Res.: Falmouth House, Clarendon Place, London, W. Clubs: Travellers', Guards', and Turf; Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes.